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Translation of doblegar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • [literario]no consiguieron doblegar su férrea voluntad
    they couldn't break her iron will
    no pudieron doblegarlos
    they were unable to crush their spirit o to humble them
    no pudo doblegar su orgullo
    he could not vanquish o overcome their pride

also: doblegarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Es decir no se doblegó ante la presión de los golpista mantuvo una posición clara y fuerte.
  • Los íntimos tendrán que doblegar esfuerzos para gritar ¡campeón!
  • La inminente quiebra de la Caja de Pensiones Militar Policial finalmente doblegó toda resistencia.

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